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Air Race Classic Puts Women Aviators on Santa Fe's Radar

The annual cross-country Air Race Classic, one of the largest competitions in the world of women's aviation, soared from Frederick, Maryland, to the Santa Fe Municipal Airport last week. KSFR's Dylan Syverson reported from the tarmac as the race was winding down last Friday. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/ds-arc17.mp3

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Timeless Tradition: The Herreras of Cochiti Pueblo Craft Drums

From the cloud to the earth. Finally today we have an analog story about a tradition still flourishing in Cochiti Pueblo. Drum-maker Arnold Herrera and his family are helping to preserve an ancient culture by keeping the heart of the drum beating. KSFR's Ellen Lockyer reports. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/Drummer.mp3

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Advocates to Martinez: Obey court ruling

Apr 12, 2013

Advocates for energy efficiency have asked the state court of appeals to find the Martinez administration in contempt for its delay in restoring old energy efficiency building standards.  

The court earlier this week decided the state had improperly repealed the standards that had been put into effect before Gov. Martinez took office. Today’s motion comes after the state agency said it would make its own decision whether to restore the old standards.

On Friday's midday report: At least one privately owned cancer center in New Mexico is cutting off hundreds of Medicare cancer patients because of the federal sequster. What about the biggest cancer center, the one at UNM?...A recent traffic fatality in New Mexico has been attributed to Road Rage. We'll have a report on what can lead to road rage and why the act of driving a vehicle could be seen as a major public health issue...And watch that open burning in the national forest.

A number of vagrants camping on open land on Santa Fe's Northeast side have been told to clear out. The new owner of the property and the fire department took the action as prolonged drought is leading to higher fire danger. The area known locally as Hobo Hill is between Hyde Park and Bishops Lodge roads.  People have been camping there for years. The New Mexican reports that the new owner of the property has already cleared out a thousand bags of camping refuse. 

On Thursday's midday report:  

  Another busy night at Santa Fe city hall as debate continued over a same-sex marriage resolution. We'll hear some of the comments from people in the audience...One of the bills that Gov. Martinez has signed into law is one that would give pregnant teenagers some help in taking care of family and completing their education...And in Santa Fe, there may be no angel quite like a Kitchen Angel...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

Under President Obama's budget proposal, the national lab at Los Alamos would get  more funds for overall operations and for radioactive waste cleanup.  But the cleanup proposal contains less funding than advocates had hoped for.  The federal plan would also cut the budget at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, where the Los Alamos waste is sent.  Meanwhile, Sandia National Laboratories in Los Alamos would see a budget for next year equal to this year's spending plan.  

  On Tuesday's midday report:  Gov. Martinez vetoes a bill that could have saved the state capitol complex nearly $200,000 a year...Talk is getting louder about the fire danger facing Santa Feans. It may be a good idea to make sure you’re signed up to get a reverse 911 call if one happens…This is the anniversary of the infamous Bataan Death March during WWII...What’s coming up in New Mexico on Earth Day...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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Apr 8, 2013

On Monday's midday report: Why legislators say they need a report on state tax and incentives giveaways...Lawmaker tries to get same bureaucratic break for same-sex partners as married couples...Santa Feans face return to winterweather...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

On Friday's midday report: New Mexico has ranks poorly in yet another national study. This one for the number of deaths caused by gun violence…A lawyer whose firm specializes in protecting animals of all kinds will tell us why it’s not nice – and also not healthy – to eat horse meat…And a new way of buying things electronically, with Bitcoins...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

On Thursday's midday report: What's the effect on New Mexico's cities and towns now that the state is phasing out the revenue that otherwise would have been paid to them as a result of losing the food tax...U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich visits to talk about gun control and immigration reform...Is the Navajo Nation in danger of losing out on casino gambling...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen....

On Tuesday's midday report: Voters have approved a change to the state constitution and lawmakers have set the wheels in motion for reform of the Public Regulation Comission. We’ll talk with the head of Think New Mexico where the idea of reform originated….No surprise. Fire season is here. We’ll find out more from the weather service and the state forestry division..headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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MONDAY June 26 - A recent series of terrorist attacks in London and Manchester in the United Kingdom, like attacks in the United States in the past several years, appear to be the work of “lone wolves,” operating independently of any Islamic State or Al Qaeda management or networking. They are what RAND Corporation Terrorism analyst Brian Michael Jenkins calls “pure terrorism.” TUESDAY June 27 - In the Middle East, the United States says it has only one mission – to defeat Islamic State...

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